FBI Media Alert: Man Charged with Being a Felon in Possession of Firearm in New Mexico
Carlton Craig Sandoval, 38, of Window Rock, Arizona, has been charged federally with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
The FBI arrested Sandoval in Gallup, New Mexico, on March 16, 2020.
Sandoval is accused of having a firearm in a vehicle in Navajo, New Mexico, on January 1, 2020.
Sandoval had an initial appearance via teleconference in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, with a preliminary/detention hearing set for March 20.
The Navajo Police Department Window Rock District assisted with the investigation.
The public is reminded all defendants are considered innocent unless convicted in a court of law.
(The FBI does not release mugshots of defendants in custody).